Author: Robert L. Kincaid
Publisher: Lincoln Memorial University
Description: Hardcover with pictorial boards. 392 pages. 7th edition.
Condition: Covers show some light shelf wear and scuffing. Clean copy otherwise.
Dust Jacket: None as published.
Contents: The Wilderness Road was one of two principal routes used by colonial and early national era settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. Although this road goes through the Cumberland Gap into southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee.
This book, first published in 1947 as part of the American Trail Series, follows the history of the road from its beginnings in 1775, when Daniel Boone blazed a trail for the Transylvania Company from Fort Chiswell in Virginia through the Cumberland Gap through to the mid-20th century when it became part of a modern highway. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Indexed.
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